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Here’s What You Need to Know About A1C

By Mo Perry

High blood glucose and prediabetes diagnoses are becoming increasingly common, even among people who are otherwise in good health. Discover the factors that contribute to a concerning A1C reading, along with diet and lifestyle strategies that can help you regulate your blood-glucose levels.

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DIGIN: A 5-Step Functional-Medicine Protocol to Treat Digestive Disorders

By Mo Perry

This framework can help simplify the process of diagnosing and treating complex digestive disorders.

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How to Support Your Body’s Natural Detox Organs

By Mo Perry

The body already knows how to clear toxins — but you can give your detoxification system a helping hand. Here’s how.

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Meet the New Phytocannabinoids

By Mo Perry

Go beyond CBD to explore other phytocannabinoids that can help you deal with anxiety, stress, inflammation, insomnia, PTSD, depression, and more.

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What Your Feet Are Trying to Tell You

By Mo Perry

Not only do your feet carry you from place to place, but they can provide early warning signs for diabetes, thyroid problems, and even heart disease. Here’s what your feet may be saying about your overall health.

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Uric Acid: A New Metric for Heart Health

By Mo Perry

The latest research on uric acid suggests that this waste product may be an important bellwether for cardiometabolic health.

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A Functional-Medicine Approach to Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

How to address this painful condition with diet and lifestyle interventions.

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What Is Connective-Tissue Disorder?

By Mo Perry

We often think of flexibility as a mark of fitness, but for some, hypermobility can raise challenges — and signal a connective-tissue disorder that may involve a range of chronic health issues. Here’s what you need to know.

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How Does Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Support Your Health and Well-Being?

By Mo Perry

More than just acupuncture, this system of healing focuses on a holistic approach to health, and a growing body of research supports its efficacy. Learn how TCM works and how it can treat the whole person.

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The Connection Between Circadian Rhythms and Overall Health

By Laine Bergeson Becco

Learn how circadian rhythms affect your health — and how you can attune to your body’s many clocks.

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A Guide to Understanding Gluten and Gluten Sensitivity

By Mo Perry

Learn about the latest research on gluten intolerance.

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How Climate Change Affects Your Health — and How to Build Resilience

By Mo Perry

Extreme weather and other climate conditions are affecting our bodies and minds. Discover strategies to build resilience.

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How to Balance Your Cortisol Levels Naturally

By Elizabeth Millard

The “stress hormone” cortisol is essential for energy and health, but when it’s out of balance, you are too. Learn how to manage low cortisol levels and high cortisol levels to keep inflammation, cravings, and belly fat at bay.

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How Chronic Inflammation Affects Your Health

By Mo Perry

Our bodies need inflammation to fight off infection, but too much of it for too long can spur a wide range of illnesses. Learning to manage it effectively is key.

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How Guided Imagery Can Boost Your Health — and Performance

By Quinton Skinner

Guided imagery can be a powerful support for health recovery, goal realization, and emotional healing. Here’s why.

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10 Essentials of Aging Well

By Frank Lipman, MD 

Functional-medicine pioneer Frank Lipman, MD, offers simple strategies to improve how we age.

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How Long COVID Affects Your Ability to Exercise

By Mo Perry

Post-acute COVID symptoms can take a toll on exercise capacity. Experts explain what may be behind this — and how to respond wisely to your body’s needs.

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Making Peace With Menopause

By Courtney Helgoe

This stage of life is often shrouded in mystery. But it doesn’t have to be.

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Why Social Bonds Are So Important for Our Health

By Mo Perry

Expert advice on how to deal with loneliness.

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Changing Lives

By Jill Patton, FMCHC and Craig Cox

For these eight Life Time members, choosing fitness changed everything.

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A New Look at Chronic Lyme

By Pamela Weintraub

Many physicians who treat tick-borne diseases now combine conventional medicine with gentler integrative strategies — and more long-term patients are getting well.

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